Week 5: He Was Committed
Faith is forged in the fire. In the midst of great blessing, God tests Abraham’s faith. His test is not so that God will know what type of faith Abraham has, but so that Abraham (and his whole family and ultimately us) would know what kind of faith Abraham had. In asking Abraham to sacrifice his son, Isaac, God foreshadows His own sacrifice of Jesus and affirms in Abraham His goodness and His provision to cover sin.